Staff attorney

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



The Eviction Defense Center [EDC] is a nonprofit law corporation that defends low-income tenants in their eviction actions with a focus on elderly tenants, disabled tenants, veterans, households with young children, recent immigrants, victims of domestic violence, and tenants who are catastrophically ill. The office is staffed by an Executive Director, a Managing Attorney, 4 Litigation Attorneys, an amazing Office Manager/Certified Paralegal, a Case Manager, and several Volunteer Attorneys and Interns. The EDC is hiring a Staff Attorney. To join the EDC you must be a well-organized, detail oriented, multi-tasking, fierce and fearless advocate who can hold your own in highly adversarial situations. You must be dedicated to serving the low-income community, and you must have a strong belief that ALL poor people deserve aggressive representation in court when they stand to lose something as important as their housing. You must have a heart of gold, an insane sense of humor, and the ability to work in high stress situations with clients in crisis. Basic proficiency in Spanish is a huge plus. We are an energetic, diverse, left-leaning group of fun-loving people who have eachother's backs through thick and thin and love what we do. We hope you join us! **Please send a resume and cover-letter.**Salary $50,000-70,000 based on experience

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